Take Shelter  [2011]
DirectorJeff Nichols
CastKathy Baker, Jessica Chastain, Katy Mixon, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham
Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
Curtis lives in Ohio with his wife Samantha and daughter Hannah. When he begins having dreams about an encroaching apocalyptic storm, he channels his anxiety into building a shelter in their backyard. Though his obsessive behaviour provokes intolerance in his community, Curtis confides in Samantha, testing their bond against the highest possible stakes.
Take Shelter premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.
Release dateSeptember 30, 2011
2011 Screening Schedule
Ryerson Theatre
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Scotiabank Theatre
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“TAKE SHELTER” (2011 feature film directed by Jeff Nichols)
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